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Photograph

Allis-Chalmers Company

Allis-Chalmers Company | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Plate Steel Spiral Casing for 70,000 horse-power Niagara Falls hydraulic turbine unit at the Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company erecting shop. The casting inlet diameter is 15 feet while the overall diameter is 50 feet. The plate thickness varies from 7/8 to 1 1/4 inches. Note the automobile in the lower right corner for scale.
DESCRIPTION
Plate Steel Spiral Casing for 70,000 horse-power Niagara Falls hydraulic turbine unit at the Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company erecting shop. The casting inlet diameter is 15 feet while the overall diameter is 50 feet. The plate thickness varies from 7/8 to 1 1/4 inches. Note the automobile in the lower right corner for scale.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:2045
Creation Date:
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Milwaukee
County:Milwaukee
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Allis-Chalmers Company manufacturing photographs, ca. 1870-1920 and ca. 1938-1958
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:PH 403
Original Dimensions:unknown
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
This collection contains photographs of technical operations in the manufacture of heavy machinery at the Allis-Chalmers plant in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
SUBJECTS
Work clothes
Factories
Automobile industry and trade
Metal industry
Indoor photography
Men
Automobiles

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